Alfonso Miranda > Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile
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Competition and Antitrust
Partner of the Competition and Antitrust practice area
He is highly recognized by national and international publications as one of the best lawyers in competition law in Colombia. He has served as advisor and has represented numerous clients in some of the most important and acclaimed cases related with anti-competitive practices, unfair competition, consumer protection and merger controls.
Mr. Miranda has chaired the Law and Economics Department of Javeriana University’s Law School since 2003. He is a Founding Member and Director of the Center for Studies on Competition Law – CEDEC and he has been Professor of Competition Law at Javeriana University, Los Andes University and Externado University among others. Additionally, he has been appointed by the Colombian Competition Authority as a Non Governmental Advisor – NGA – before the International Competition Network – ICN–.
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- Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Lawyer, 1985
- Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Graduate Degree in Socioeconomic Sciences , 1985
- Universidad de los Andes, Graduate Degree in Banking Law, 1986
- Masters Dregree in Law (LL.M), under a Fulbright Schoolarship, Cornell University (USA), 1987
Colombia > Competition and antitrust(Hall of Fame)
Fielding one of the deepest benches in the competition law space, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos‘ strength-in-depth is evidenced through its diverse practice scope, which encompasses merger control, investigations, competition litigation and consumer protection-related issues. Alfonso Miranda is held up by many as the ‘dean of the competition bar‘ due to his long-held position at the forefront of the competition area in Colombia. He led on many of the firm’s recent high-profile mandates, including successfully representing Bavaria & Cía in an unfair competition action brought by Central Cervecera de Colombia concerning alleged subscription to exclusive agreements with retailers. Other experienced names include Andrés Jaramillo Hoyos, who is representing the main port of Colombia in an unfair competition case brought by Datacontrol alleging abuse of dominance, and newly promoted (January 2022) partner Daniel Beltrán. The widely respected group also includes associates David Cotrina (competition, M&A and consumer protection) and Jorge Lamo Blanco (competition, commercial and corporate). Associate Andrés Felipe Yáñez left to establish his own firm, Uribe Yáñez Asesores Legales.